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Raute acquires majority holding in Hiottu Oy

17-06-2020
Raute, acquisition, Hiottu Oy, software services

Raute Corporation has signed an agreement on the acquisition of the majority of the share capital in Oulu-based Hiottu Oy. The shareholders employed by Hiottu will continue working for the company. Hiottu, established in 2005, is a company offering software services with special knowhow in various machine vision solutions and other system …

OneFortyOne New Zealand brand launches, replacing Nelson Forests name and logo

25-03-2020
Nelson Tasman and Marlborough business, Nelson Forests, rebrand, OneFortyOne New Zealand, acquisition

Well known Nelson Tasman and Marlborough business Nelson Forests has been rebranded as OneFortyOne New Zealand effective from 25 March 2020. The move follows on from OneFortyOne’s purchase of Nelson Forests (including Kaituna Sawmill, near Blenheim) in 2018. OneFortyOne CEO Linda Sewell says that nothing has changed in operational terms …

Huws Gray from UK acquires structural timber specialist

19-03-2020
builders' merchant, Huws Gray, acquisition, AC Roof Trusses, Welshpool, UK, design, production, supply, structural timber, components

Private equity-backed builders' merchant Huws Gray has acquired AC Roof Trusses, a Welshpool business. Established in 1982, AC Roof Trusses specialises in the design, production and supply of structural timber components. It employs more than 30 people. Huw Grays is headquartered in Anglesey and has more than 100 branches across Wales and …

UK's largest forestry and sawmilling business acquired by private equity firm

24-02-2020
BSW Group, UK, largest, sawmilling, forestry, business, acquisition, Endless LLP

BSW Group, the UK’s largest forestry and sawmilling business, has been acquired by private equity firm Endless LLP as part of a multi-level growth plan for the company. Founded in 1848 the BSW Group employs over 1,200 people and turns over £350m annually. It is the largest sawmilling business in the UK with capacity to produce over …

Tigercat acquires ROI

14-10-2019
Tigercat, acquisition, ROI, material processing sector

Tigercat acquires ROI, gaining foothold in material processing sector. Effective Sept. 30 2019, Tigercat Industries Inc. based in Ontario completed the purchase of Ragnar Original Innovations (ROI) located in New Hampshire. The company, founded by Anders Ragnarsson, currently manufactures material processing machinery used in the construction, …

Katerra acquires UEB Builders and Fortune-Johnson General Contractors in the U.S.

23-09-2019
Katerra, acquisition, UEB Builders, Fortune-Johnson General Contractors

UEB Builders, a general contractor specialising in commercial and residential projects, and Fortune-Johnson (F-J) General Contractors, a construction company specialising primarily in multi-family residential projects, have been acquired by Katerra, a technology company redefining the construction industry. UEB and F-J will leverage …

Claymark to sell to NZ Future Forests Products

06-09-2019
Claymark, New Zealand, USA, timber, acquisition

NZ Future Forests Products Ltd (NZFFP) has entered an agreement to acquire the Claymark Group including all the operations in New Zealand and the United States. The company says that this transaction is the start of a new and exciting chapter for Claymark. Mark Clayton has led Claymark for 30 years and transformed the company into a global leader …

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